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Population seen falling  below 100m in 2053

April 10, 2017

TOKYO- Japan’s population is predicted to fall below 100 million in 2053, the welfare ministry’s National Institute of Population and Social Security Research said Monday. In 2065, the final year covered by the latest estimates, the population is expected to slip

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Nagashima tenders resignation from main opposition DP

April 10, 2017

TOKYO- Former Japanese State Minister of Defense Akihisa Nagashima submitted a letter of resignation from the Democratic Party on Monday, dealing a heavy blow to the main opposition party ahead of the Tokyo metropolitan assembly election in July. “It’s difficult for

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Kishida, Tillerson start talks on Syria, North Korea 

April 10, 2017

Lucca, Italy- Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson started talks in Italy on Monday to discuss the situation in Syria and North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. On the US missile attack on an air

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Japan sees importance of US deterrence in Asia: Suga

April 10, 2017

TOKYO- Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga stressed Monday the importance of securing US deterrence in Asia, following media reports that a US Navy strike group will be moving toward the western Pacific near the Korean Peninsula. “It is important to

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Economy to continue recovering: Kuroda 

April 10, 2017

TOKYO- The Japanese economy remains on a recovery track and will likely shift to a moderate expansion, Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Monday.At a quarterly meeting of BOJ regional bureau chiefs, Kuroda also said consumer prices in Japan are

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Experts project 437-B.-yen proceeds from Toyosu site sale

April 9, 2017

TOKYO- The site of the planned Toyosu wholesale food market would sell for 437 billion yen as land for high-rise apartments and commercial and other facilities, experts at a Tokyo metropolitan government team said Saturday. The estimate is part of a

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Network to share medical records of all patients eyed 

April 9, 2017

TOKYO- The health ministry plans to create a network for all medical institutions in Japan to share medical records of each patient, Jiji Press learned Saturday. The ministry will aim to fully launch the network in fiscal 2020, utilizing an existing

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Abe conveys to Trump support for US determination over Syria

April 9, 2017

TOKYO- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday conveyed to US President Donald Trump his support for Washington’s determination to prevent the use of chemical weapons in Syria. “I support the United States’ resolve to fulfill its responsibility to deter the

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